One-of-a-Kind Igloo Hotel Offers Some of the World’s Most Breathtaking Views

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Have you ever wondered what it might be like to live in an igloo? Well, now you can experience it, even if it’s only for a night. Hotel Kakslauttanen is an igloo hotel that sits adjacent to Urho Kekkonen National Park in remote Lapland in northern Finland.

This one-of-a-kind property offers some of the most breathtaking views on the planet. Built of thermal glass that was designed to stay frost-free, you can watch the northern lights right from the comfort of your own bed in an igloo-shaped room from late August to late April.

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You’re also practically guaranteed a peaceful night’s sleep with the snow muffling out any sounds from the outside world.

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When the sun comes up, the gorgeous winter wonderland with bright blue skies make for pretty spectacular views as well.

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While you could stay in bed all day snuggled up under the covers, there are all sorts of activities available too, including snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing and ice fishing. One of the most unforgettable experiences is the reindeer-pulled sled tour. Afterward sit in the soothing smoke sauna and enjoy meals at one of four restaurants, including two in a traditional Laplander hut. Each one serves Laplandic specialties like reindeer and char-grilled salmon.